Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall

Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall

Gunnersbury, London
Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall
Gunnersbury, London
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Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall (September 14, 1883, Gunnersbury, London, – April 19, 1922, Vancouver), was a Canadian writer who was born in England but lived in Canada from the time she was seven. She was once "thought to be the best Canadian poet of her generation."

Marjorie Pickthall was born in 1883 in the west London district of Gunnersb ...
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Daisy Time
See, the grass is full of stars,
Fallen in their brightness;
Hearts they have of shining gold,
Rays of shining whiteness.
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2.
Marching Men
Under the level winter sky
I saw a thousand Christs go by.
They sang an idle song and free
As they went up to calvary.
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3.
Bartimeus Grown Old
YEA, I am he that dwelt beside this tomb.
I was a child. God smote me from the sun.
A little while, I had forgot to run
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4.
Mary Tired
Through the starred Judean night
She went, in travail of the Light,
With the earliest hush she saw
God beside her in the straw.
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5.
Duna
WHEN I was a little lad
With folly on my lips,
Fain was I for journeying
All the seas in ships.
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Theresa Bourque 18 February 2007
I love this poem. I memorized it when I was 9 years old and love it as much to this day
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